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        THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIES .

      Donald C. Vaughan, New York 1915 - Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] [1] 2-316 [317: blank] [318-320: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], original dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. The U.S. edition, published in March 1915, consisted of 500 copies made up from the second printing of the UK edition printed in February 1915. The author's first book, first published in 1906. Collects ten stories. In 1927, when Derleth received this book, he was in the midst of an intensive study of recent supernatural fiction, a study which culminated in his bachelor's thesis for the University of Wisconsin, and which laid the foundation for his founding of Arkham House. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 36-7. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-26. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 175. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 38-40. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1442-43. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-30. Bleiler (1978), p. 24. Reginald 01383. Ashley A.1.5. Mild rubbing to spine ends, corner tips and along outer joints, some light rubbing to lower front cover near bottom edge, a nearly fine copy. (#156146) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY PADEREWSKI, with superb content, framed together with an original photograph of the actress Margaret Anglin signed by Arnold Genthe

      Palace Hotel, San Francisco, August 30th, 1915.. 1915.. Very good. "YOURS IS THE POWER OF GREAT ART...." - sc One page. Over 70 words typed on 10 inch high by 7 inch wide "Palace Hotel / San Francisco" stationery, with the hotels pictorial logo at the top left. In this superb letter addressed to the actress Margaret Anglin, the great concert pianist and composer expresses his admiration "Though exhausted by my performance in Festival Hall last Saturday, I went to the Greek Theater in Berkeley in the evening at your very kind invitation to see your performance of Medea and to hear the beautiful music my dear friend Damrosch wrote to it. / I was completely captivated by your wonderful performance and enjoyed every moment. / Yours is the power of great art. / With sincere admiration, I remain / Very respectfully yours," boldly signed "I. J. Paderewski" in black ink. Slightly creased and once folded for mailing, the letter is attractively matted and framed with a superb 9 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide original photograph by Arnold Genthe. The image depicts the lovely Margaret Anglin attired as Medea, in flowing black robe with black veil. The stunning image is signed in black ink by the photographer Arnold Genthe at bottom right. A light crease to the bottom right corner of the photo touches the first two letters of the photographer's signature.<p>These two wonderful related items are handsomely matted together and framed under glass. <p>The great Polish concert pianist and composer, Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) was also the first Premier of the Polish Republic (1919).<p>Genthe, Arnold. Photographer. Born in Berlin in 1869, Genthe died in New Milford, CT on August 9, 1942. He studied classical philosophy, archeology, and philosophy at the Universities of Berlin and Jena, receiving a PhD in 1894. He studied at the Sorbonne in Paris from 1894 to 1895. A linguist, he was proficient in eight modern and ancient languages. Genthe moved to San Francisco in 1895 as a tutor and later opened his first photographic portrait studio. He had begun photographing as a hobby and became well known for a series of photographs showing life at the turn of the century in San Francisco's Chinatown, where old Chinese customs were still evident. To record the natural flow of life, he usually worked on the street with a concealed camera, capturing fleeting moments. He lost his equipment in the 1906 earthquake, but borrowing a camera, he compellingly documented the shattered buildings, devastating fire, and stunned survivors.<p>A member of San Francisco's Bohemian Club, a circle of artists and writers, Genthe had little difficulty moving amongst & photographing the artists & performers of New York when he moved to that City in 1911. His portraits, in the soft- focused romantic style popular at the time displays an insight and understanding of his subjects. Among his most famous works of that period are his much published photographs of Isadora Duncan and her troupe.<p>Genthe photographed hundreds of celebrities, not only from the dance and theatre world, but also financial & political personalities, including Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. Initially working with gelatin dry-plate negatives and film negatives in platinum and silver prints, he began using color in 1908 and produced many well-known monochromes.<p>(Ref.: Browne & Partnow: Macmillan Biographical Encyclopedia of Photographic Artists and Innovators; and Witkin & London: The Photograph Collector's Guide).<p>Anglin, Margaret. (1876-1958). Canadian-American Actress, accounted one of the finest of her day. Wife of author/playwright Henry Hull. Born in Parliament House, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Timothy Warren Anglin (1822-1896) a Canadian journalist and legislator was twice Speaker of Dominion House of Commons, while her brother Francis Alexander Anglin (1865-1933) was a Canadian Supreme Court judge. Raised in Canada, educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Montreal, she left to become a pupil at the Empire Dramatic School in New York City, when Charles Frohman engaged her for her first professional appearance (1894) in the Civil War play Shenandoah. After a season with James O'Neill's company, she joined that of E.H. Sothern. Her first outstanding success was as Roxanne in Richard Mansfield's production of Cyrano do Begerac (1898). She was later leading lady of Frohman's stock company at the Empire, appearing in a variety of plays, including Mrs. Dane's Defence, Diplomacy, and The Importance of Being Earnest. Among her later successes were The Devil's Disciple and Camille, in which she appeared with Henry Miller. "In Chicago in 1903, she unearthed an obscure poet professor named William Vaughn Moody, who had written a play called The Sabine Woman. She and Henry Miller gave it a one- night tryout in Chicago. After the first act, she discovered she did not possess sole rights to the play. She called the author in and told him the contract would have to be re-written or she would not finish the play. This was accomplished and the play went on to its conclusion. It was wildly cheered by critics. The next season she brought it to New York under the title The Great Divide. It was one of the most spectacular successes of its day and she and Mr. Miller toured it for several seasons." A tall, big-boned woman, with serene, tragic features, and a rich voice, she was said to be at her best in statuesque roles where she could employ what Percy Hammond called her "roomy technique." For roles of sheer dramatic power she was unexcelled and in 1909 she gave he first classic production, Sophocles' Antigone in the Greek Theatre in Berkely, California. It was a tumultuous success. Thousands were turned away. Yet one of her great personal triumphs was as Joan in The Trial of Joan of Arc of which Alexander Woollcott said: "As the Maid, Miss Anglin plays with an eloquence and force she never surpassed. Working against her as she enters is all the deep prejudice in favor of a slim, frail, dauntless girl. Ten minutes after she enters, you surrender, and accept her as St. Joan. By some inner power she possesses an actual transmutation takes place." She went on to play Iphegenia in Tauris and Medea, Electra and Iphigenia in Aulis; and such Shakespearean parts as Viola, Rosalind and Cleopatra, all of which she played on tour.<p>Although usually cast in emotional roles, she played comedy occasionally. Among her most successful were Green Stockings, Billeted, and Caroline. In the latter part of her career her best known roles were Vivian Hunt in The Woman of Bronze (1927), Lady Fairfax in Diplomacy (1929), and Lady Mary Crabbe in Fresh Fields (1935). 'In 1927, in recognition of her achievements, she was awarded the Laetare Medal of Notre Dame Univesity.<p>Sadly, in her later years, describing a scene which brings to mind Gloria Swanson's role in Sunset Boulevard, a young author, Harding Lemay, recounts how, planning a "comeback to the Broadway she had left a decade earlier", Margaret Anglin hired him to work Pinero's Dandy Dick into a vehicle to bring her back to the stage. In 1958, Miss Anglin died in a nursing home just outside Toronto. She was 81.

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        When Christmas Comes Around. Sketches of Children.

      New York: Duffield & Company,, 1915. Pictures in Colour by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Quarto. Original cloth backed full colour pictorial boards, patterned endpapers. Colour frontispiece and 5 plates. Partial bookplate, penciled gift inscription to front pastedown, penciled markings to rear free endpaper. Binding rubbed, toned, and a little marked, corners and spine ends worn, endpapers tanned, contents a little toned, spotting to plates and facing pages. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

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        When Christmas Comes Around

      Duffield, New York, 1915 NY: Duffield, 1915. Sq. 4to, cloth backed picture boards, tips el. worn and sl. cover scratching. First Edition of this large picture book, similar in size and format to the Bedtime Book and Rhymes of Real Children. Illustrated by Smith with pictorial endpapers, 6 beautiful large color plates plus smaller illustrations in orange all throughout the text. A beautiful copy of the rarest of all her titles. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        [The Richard Hannay series.]

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons [and] Hodder and Stoughton,, 1915-40. The Thirty-Nine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr Standfast; The Three Hostages; The Runagates Club; The Island of Sheep; The Courts of The Morning; Sick Heart River. 8 individual works, octavo. All original cloth, the latter three with dust jackets. Various ownership and gift inscriptions, stamps and plates in the set. Thirty-Nine Steps a sound and smart copy, the spine a little faded with light rubbing to the ends and tips, light marginal toning internally. The next four titles in original cloth without the jackets are in similar condition, some spine-fading, light rubbing and some light spotting to edges and endpapers. The final three titles in similar condition, with the dust jackets bearing some minor chips, tears and creases, and a few small marks. A very good set overall, the first title in notably collectable condition. All first editions, first impressions, the latter three titles with the dust jackets, of the complete Richard Hannay series, including all the five novels in which he is a major characters, as well as those titles containing his more brief appearances, Courts of the Morning and The Sick Heart River. This set also includes the not often included title The Runagates Club, a collection of club stories in which Hannay's adventures in the Boer war are related. Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by Buchan. In his autobiography, Memory Hold-the-Door, Buchan suggests that the character is based, in part, on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War.

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        Kleine Dichtungen.

      Leipzig, Wolff, 1915 8°, 283 (1) S, Kart., Namenstempel a. Vors., Titelbaltt m. Zensurstempel, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. Erste Buchhandelsausgabe. - Die erste Auflage wurde für den Frauenbund zur Ehrung rheinländischer Dichter hergestellt. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Erstausgaben deutscher Literatur Literatur CH

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        Les Eaux-Fortes et Lithographies de Johannès Drevet.

      A Lyon, Cumin et Masson Editeurs, 1915, 1 volume in-4 de 220x270 mm environ, 120 pages, demi chagrin cerise, dos lisse portant titres et dates dorés, gardes marbrées, couvertures et dos conservés. Exemplaire N° 51/305, un des 50 exemplaires sur vélin du Marais numérotés de 16 à 65, contenant 28 eaux-fortes en un seul état. 84 reproductions dans le texte et hors texte. Petits frottements sur les coupes, sinon bon état. Jean-Baptiste Drevet, dit Joannès Drevet, né le 25 mai 1854 à Lyon où il est mort le 12 juin 1940 (à 86 ans) est un artiste peintre et graveur français. Joannès Drevet est le père du graveur Joanny Drevet (1889-1969).0 Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        En Ræffue Bog. Herman Weigeres oversættelse, Udgivet af Det danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab ved Niels Møller. 2 bind.

      1915-17. 602, 250 s., indbundet i 2 smukke private helskindbind med rig gulddekoration på ryg og permer, forgyldt bordure, signeret Petersen & Petersen. 16031401

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        ALICE IN WONDERLAND PAINTING BOOK

      - CARROLL,LEWIS. ALICE IN WONDERLAND PAINTING BOOK. NY: Platt & Peck (1915). 4to (7 x 9 1/4"), pictorial wraps, near fine and unused. Using the illustrations from the Blanche McManus 1899 edition, there are 14 lovely full page illustrations in line meant to be painted by the child plus 3 other illustrations and color cover. Includes Through The Looking Glass as well. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE

      London: William Heinemann. 1915 - First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. A very good copy, the binding square, with a little rubbing and darkening at the edges. The contents are entirely complete, there is a neat ownership name and date on the front free endpaper otherwise the pages are clean and bright throughout. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. An attractive example of a notoriously fragile production. (Stott A21b). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Jardins de Priape - Poëmes

      1915Paris, Dorbon Ainé, 1915. 210 x 220 mm, 72 pp. Reliure à la Bradel, demi-toile rouge, titre doré, couvertures conservées. EDITION ORIGINALE, UN DES 20 PREMIERS EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES SUR HOLLANDE. ENVOIEnvoi autographe signé pleine page en latin : "Habe semper in memoria atque in pectore ut tamquam scopulum sic fugias inauditum atque insolens verbum C.Julius Caesar. O beate Sesti,summa breuis uitaenos uetatinchoare longam. Horace. Adrien Bertrand Pulcherrimus e poetis /Maximus inter poetas / Poetissimus poetarum..." Adrien BERTRAND : Né à Nyons, il rejoint très tôt Paris, publie deux volumes de vers et fonde à vingt ans la revue "Les Chimères". Antimilitariste, il rejoint les troupes sans sourciller et se conduit même en héros lorsqu'il tue six Allemands croisés par hasard. Blessé, en Lorraine, par un éclat d'obus, il s'éteint doucement, mais résiste assez pour terminer "L'Appel du sol", prix Goncourt 1916. Il s'éteint le 18 novembre 1917. Ce titre fait parti de notre catalogue "ECRIVAINS MORTS A LA GUERRE" disponible en version électronique sur simple demande.

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        DEMOCRACY IN PALESTINE

      [New York: Provisional Executive Committee For General Zionist Affairs]. N.D.. Pamphlet. 1st edition, Single-fold pamphlet, [4] pages; 16 cm. "Reprinted from the Independent, Nov. 22, 1915." Compares the early Zionists to the American Founding Fathers and the early settlers to the Mayflower Pilgrims, calls on support to help Palestine with funds. Important call to action from the future Supreme Court Justice which puts the Zionist cause squarely hand in had with the American story and American values. SUBJECT (S) : Zionism -- United States. OCLC lists only 1 copy worldwide (Columbia) . Some edgewear, Small Rabbi?s presentation stamp on cover, Good+ Condition. Rare. (KH-3-12) xx .

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        ELEGIE ROMANE

      CARABBA, 1915. ITALIANO 0,17 Coperta rigida leggermente ingiallita e con fioritura, titoli e fregi d'oro al dorso, doppio frontespizio con riquadri dal tema floreale, pagine leggermente brunite dal tempo USATO

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        Mary Fedden (1915 - 2012) An original limited edition lithograph entitled 'Still Life'. Taken from a delightful little gauche painting, the lithograph on hand made paper was produced in 2009 at the Curwen Studio. 11.45 x 14cm, sheet size 22.5 x 25cm. Signed and numbered by the artist, limited to 125 copies only. This is number 105. Mary Fedden was renowned for her modest-sized still life paintings and prints that combine a richness of colour and texture with perfect balance. Matisse and Braque were often cited as influences on the artist, whose mature style was rooted in the European tradition of belle painter, or beautiful painting. More immediately, she drew on the aesthetic of Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood.

      

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        NOTICIAS HISTÓRICAS Y GENEALÓGICAS DE LOS ESTADOS DE MONTIJO Y TEBA, SEGÚN LOS DOCUMENTOS DE SUS ARCHIVOS

      Imprenta Alemana, Madrid 1915 - VII + 370 pp. 22 x 31 cm. Abundantes láminas. Edición numerada, ejemplar nº 358. Lomo deslucido. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol

      Rare to find with a dust jacket. Book: Original purple cloth boards in good condition. Gilt illustration of bells and elves on the cover and embossed green holly leaves along the spine. Spine ends a little worn. Publishers logo embossed on the rear cover. Illustrated front and rear end papers. List of characters included on the front pages. Preface by Charles Dickens dated Dec 1843. "London: William Heinemann 1915" on verso of title page. Unmounted frontis illustration. Twelve colour tissue guarded illustrations and eighteen (plus two smaller) black and white illustrations. All illustrations in good condition. Bindings are brittle yet holding. Clean copy with some foxing on the front and end pages plus some within the text. Dust jacket: Dust jacket illustrated with holly, red berries and image of Scrooge. Spine is illustrated. Rear of the dust jacket has listed works of Arthur Rackham from A Christmas Carol to The Ingoldsby Legends published by Heinemann. Jacket is browned and a large section of the spine is missing with chipped corners and edges. 8 x 6" 147pp

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        Der europäische Krieg. Seine Entstehung und Tragweite und sein bisheriger Verlauf. Bde I - IX.

      Innsbruck Vereinsbuchh -1918 1915 - 452, 346, 357, 309, 295, 278, 294, 267 und 270 S., 8vo, OBrosch, vollständige Ausg.mit dem Band IX, dessen Existenz selbst der OENB unbekannt ist, stärker gebräunt , fleckig, teilw. unaufgeschnitten, für das Alter aber noch gut 4000g gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Le Boa".

      1915Encre de Chine, monogrammée et datée en bas à droite, 1915, 14 x 19.2 cm (format de la feuille), 9 x 17 cm (format à vue).George BARBIER (Nantes 1882-1932), peintre et illustrateur, a beaucoup travaillé pour la mode et le théâtre, composant des dessins de costumes et des décors. L'artiste a également illustré de nombreux ouvrages. Il a exposé régulièrement au Salon des Artistes Décorateurs de 1912 jusqu'à sa mort. En 1920 il participait à l'exposition du Musée des Arts Décoratifs à Paris: "La mode au XXème siècle vue parles peintres", représentant ce qu'on a nommé par la suite "l'Art Déco". On montre encore ses dessins aujourd'hui lors d'expositions sur cette époque, ce fut le cas en 1971 à Minéapolis aux U.S.A. et à Paris en 1973 (Bénézit, I, p.432). Une grande rétrospective lui fut consacré à Venise en 2008. Visage d'une jeune femme coiffée d'un chapeau et emmitouflée dans un grand boa en fourrure.

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        Original drawing,"Milk Has Gone Up in Price" [from Louis Wain's Annual 1915].

      [1915]. Pen and ink drawing heightened with white body colour on wove paper. Sheet size: 27.5 x 19.2 cm. Rough sketch of a cat in pencil to verso. Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden frame. Signed in pen lower left by Wain. Annotations in pencil to lower margin. An original drawing for the full-page illustration which appears on page 35 of Louis Wain's Annual for 1915.

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        A TRIP TO CATLAND WITH LOUIS WAIN

      London, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., No. 7161, (1915).. FIRST EDITION (1915), Father Tuck's "Holiday" serIes, oblong 4to, approximately 240 x 335 mm, 9¼ x 13 inches, 18 pages including insides of covers, on 6 of these pages is a fantastic full page full coloured illustration of 3 very large kittens, all quite different, the other 12 pages in black and white with one colour such as green or red, all show cats or kittens, some dressed. At the top of each page is a title for the image and below 4 lines of descriptive verse by Grace C. Floyd. Bound in the original publisher's cloth backed thick shiny card covers, 3 large kittens on each cover, different on upper and lower, black and white and marching forwards on hind legs with large red bows on upper cover, lower cover repeats 1 of the 6 coloured plates, the 3 red Meistersingers in large striped bows. Respined neatly in grey cloth, corners slightly worn, tiny chip to surface paper on lower cover at upper edge and at fore-edge, small pale damp stain to lower margin of lower cover, another very small next to spine on lower cover, pages just very slightly darkened at edges, otherwise contents very clean. A very good copy of a scarce delightul Wain kitten book, not in Dale or Necker. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Souvenir of Moscow]. Souvenir de Moscou, Vues panoramiques & Monuments.

      c. 1915 - Oblong folio (170 by 220mm.). Brown cloth boards, worn, covers split, lettered in gilt in French with printed border decorations, 24 silver gelatin prints prints (160 by 210mm.), all in good condition with good tonal range, pasted on orginal card with number, title, and photographer's credit printed in French. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Typed letter signed. Orange, N. J., 13. XII. 1915.

      1915. 4to. 1 p. To Teofil Kotykiewicz in Vienna: "I understand that you manufacture the Salon Harmonium, and I should be obliged if you will kindly send me description and prices of these instruments, especially #10, as I want to buy one after the War is over [...]". - With printed letterhead "From the Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison"; slightly browned, traces of folding; punched holes in left margin (not touching text).

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        The Moving Picture Boys in the West

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1915 A near fine early printing (1915) in a very good dust jacket. A fascinating early children's book on the early days of the movie industry. Very rare in dust jacket. A product of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, which produced the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew series. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Despatches Regarding Operations in the Persian Gulf and in Mesopotamia. London, Darling & Son, 1915.

      1915. Folio. 54 pp. Sewn. Military reports from East India, issued by Generals W. S. Delamain, A. A. Barrett, and J. E. Nixon between 1914 and 1915, in the early months of the British Empire's Mesopotamian campaign against the Ottoman Empire. - Perfectly preserved. OCLC 44868586.

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        Lex. Legislazione italiana. Raccolta cronologica con richiami alle leggi attinenti e ricchi indici semestrali ed annuali.

      Torino, UTET, 1915/1975. Raccolta di 130 volumi (da A. I, 1915 a A. LXI 1975) tutti con legatura in mezza tela o tutta tela marron con titoli dorati ai dorsi, ciascuno di, pp. 600/2000 circa. Monumentale repertorio di agevole consultazione munito com'e' di vari indici: numerico, cronologico (delle leggi e decreti) alfabetico e analitico degli argomenti ed eventuali nomi. Ciascuna annnata e' rilegata in due o pi volumi. Manca il volume corrispondente al primo semestre 1970, A. LXVI. Nella nostra raccolta sono presenti alcuni volumi assai rari come i provvedimenti d'eccezione in tempo di guerra (1915/18), i Codici (1938 e 1941) e le introvabili leggi luogotenenziali (1943/44).

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        The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Illustrated in colour and black and white also with maps. In two volumes.

      William Heinemann. 1915 1st edition.. 2 vols.; Tall 8vo; Dark blue cloth with gilt to spine and front.with illustration on front covers in silver. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities and minor marks to boards. Corners a little bumped. Fold out maps clean and intact. Else clean and tight copies. Endpapers slightly darkened and slightly cracked between front endpapers. (Vol.2. hinges are cracked front and rear.) Small mark to edges of frontis and title in vol.2. Some very small faint spots else inside pages very clean and tight; maps and plates clean and bright. Very good 1st edition examples. 349 &amp; 338pp. Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w photo plates (some fold out/ double-pg.). Numerous maps, including 3 folding maps in back pocket (vol.2.) The author led the Australsian expedition to explore Antarctica in 1911. Following an accident, himself and one other man attempted to return to base, having to eat some of their dogs on the way. Eventually Mawson was forced to travel the final 100 miles alone and arrived after the ship had left. He and six others spent another winter exploring and finally arrived home in December 1913. His work helped to more accurately fix Magnetic South. This is the scarce first edition of his account of that expedition.

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        Collection of Letters from POW British Navy Soldier to Welsh Nurse

      Döberitz, Germany: 1915-1919 [WWI] Collection of Letters from POW British Navy Soldier to Welsh Nurse Döberitz, Germany: 1915-1919. 41 pieces of WWI correspondence: 25 hand-written postcards, 14 hand-written letters, 1 Easter card, 1 photographic postcard of soldier Roberts. All written from William F.J. Roberts, a member of the Royal Navy Division of the British Army, a prisoner of war in Germany, to Kathleen Touzel Wynne-Edwards, a nurse from North Wales, UK (with the exception of one letter, which was written to Kathleen from Roberts' father.) Most written on Kriegsgefangenensendung "prisoner of war mail" postcards or letterhead issued by Döberitz, a few on blank paper, mostly written in pencil with the others in ink. Generally very good, with some toning and soiling, a few with tears to edges. William F.J. Roberts was a member of the Royal Navy Division of the British Army during World War I. The group notably participated in battles at Antwerp in 1914 and Gallipoli in 1915. Roberts was captured by the German Army following the Seige of Antwerp in 1914 and subsequently became a prisoner of war. He was detained at Döberitz, a military training camp in Germany that later housed POWs, and he endured the length of the Great War there. From September 6, 1915 - February 16, 1919, Roberts wrote to Kathleen Wynne-Edwards (née Touzel), a devoted and patriotic nurse from North Wales. In addition to their correspondence, Kathleen sent Roberts care packages containing food, clothes, and cigarettes. Additionally, she helped find correspondents for Roberts' fellow prisoners and assisted in war-relief efforts on the home front. Kathleen continued to write to Roberts through the war's end in 1918, her devotion not wavering even after getting married to John Wynne-Edwards in 1916 and giving birth to two daughters. In addition to chronicling the correspondence between a POW and a nurse, this collection of letters demonstrates the decomposition of romantic conceptions of war and the subsequent disillusionment that shaped the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s-1930s. Roberts is hopeful in his earliest letters to Kathleen, asking for cakes, clothing and cigarettes, and telling her of his pre-war civilian life. As his imprisonment extends, Roberts becomes less concerned about the food parcels Kathleen sends and more about the emotional sustenance of their friendship and communication. As the war continued well beyond its intended duration, soldiers on both sides became increasingly convinced that WWI would serve no purpose, leading to an increased disparity between the presentation of the war on the homefront and trench reality. Döberitz, a military training camp in Germany, was first used as a site for militaristic purposes in the 18th century. After the outbreak of World War I, a temporary prisoner of war camp was erected on the outskirts of Döberitz. By 1915, the complex included two newly erected buildings to house the increasing number of POWs. Before the war's end in November 1918, Döberitz would house more than 30,000 prisoners from seven different nations. Related People: Roberts, William F. J. - English soldier of the Royal Navy Division Wynne-Edwards, Kathleen Violet M. (née Touzel) - Welsh Red Cross nurse Roberts, J. - father of William F. J. Roberts Wynne-Edwards, Lieutenant-Colonel John Copner - married Kathleen Touzel in 1916 I. 1915 1. Roberts, William F.J. Four handwritten postcards and three handwritten letters addressed to Kathleen Touzel, from September 6 - December 26, 1915. In these letters, Roberts briefly introduces himself by referencing his involvement in the 1914 Seige of Antwerp and his home in Gloucestershire, England, where he resided with his parents. He also profusely thanks Kathleen for her parcels and makes several request for socks and other clothing items. 2. Roberts, J. One handwritten letter to Kathleen Touzel, December 15, 1915. J. Roberts writes to Kathleen to thank her for the kindness and devotion she has shown his son William F.J. Robe.

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        Psmith Journalist

      London: A & C Black, 1915 viii, 247 pp with twelve plates. First issue with the publisher's name, "Black" at the foot of the spine mesuring one eighth of an inch rather than three sixteenths of an inch. Twelve full page plates by T.M. R. Whitwell. Pictorial cloth. Top edge dusty. Fore-edge of p. 241 discolored brown and nicked. Contemporary gift inscription on front endpaper. Head and tail of spine and one corner rubbed with very slight material loss. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Whitwell, T. M. .R...

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        Within the Tides

      London & Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1915. First edition. [viii], 280 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. A fine copy in original green cloth, spine gilt. Very good dust-jacket with just some small chips to spine panel ends. In a custom quarter red morocco clamshell box. First edition. [viii], 280 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. RARE IN DUST-JACKET. The stories included are "The Planter of Malata," "The Partner," "The Inn of the Two Witches," and "Because of the Dollars." Conrad wrote to Mrs. Wedgewood (to whom, with her husband, the book is dedicated): "I don't know that these four stories will have any particular feeling for that volume as a deliberate attempt on four different methods of telling a story, - an essay in craftsmanship ..." Smith 19; Cagle A18a; Keating 108; Wise 23

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        Torero victorieux (AQUARELLE ORIGINALE SIGNEE)

      Aquarelle originale signée et datée (31 VII 1915) par l'artiste Format composition : 23cm x 22,5cm Très bon état Provenant de la collection privée de Mme Bravi Soledad (petite-fille de l'artiste) Vendue encadrée

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        A La Baionnette. Year I, No. 1 (January 2015) through No. 24 (3 July 1915), followed by La Baionnette, Nouvelle Série, No. 1 (8 July 1915) through No. 250 (22 April 1920) (all published)

      A remarkable complete run in 274 issues of the politico-satirical periodical comprised mostly of illustrations, by many of the leading artists of the day, pertaining to events in the Great War, social conditions in France and elsewhere in Europe, class issues, etc., often with elaborate captions, brief texts at the beginning of most issues. 4to. Orig. brilliantly colored illus. wrpps. Several issues with separated covers or splitting along stapled edge; no. 250 damage with significant soiling and staining, other minor scattered soiling, overall very good. Paris (Edition Française Illustrée) 1915-1920. La Baionnette was created in 1915 by the cartoonist Henri Maigrot, with the original title. He provided most of the drawings for the first series of issues, until July 1915 when the publication changed editors, and subsequently, names. La Baionnette was a very patriotic publication, but was never elitist or meant only for members of high society. An impressive roster of some of the best artists of the time contributed artwork to the journal, including Icart, Iribe, Armegnol, Cabral, Foy, Leroy, Truchet, Zip, Sem, Willette, Cappiello, Guillaume, Hermann-Paul, Legrain, Raemaekers, MacOrlan, Laborde, and many others. Each issue was centered around a theme, with a graphically striking full-color cover and usually one or several other color illustrations as well many illustrations in black and white. The cover imagery vacillates between whimsical, playful images and ones that are quite graphic and often bloody, primarily during the war years. Although scattered holdings do exist in numerous institutions in North America, a complete run of both series is incredibly scarce.

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        A Christmas Carol.

      London: William Heinemann; J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1915 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial design to spine and front cover in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket printed in green and red. Cloth on spine very slightly faded, free endpapers foxed, half-title and last leaf verso browned, else a fine copy in the jacket that is lightly toned with wear to extremities and a small chip mid spine. Colour frontispiece mounted on white paper and 11 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. First trade edition, first issue with the mounted frontispiece and the date printed on the verso of the title page. The bibliographies claim that the frontispiece is mounted on green paper, but in our experience it is invariably white. Latimore & Haskell pp. 44-45; Riall p. 124-25. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        St. Nicholas?

      1915. Arthur Rackham Original Pen, Ink and Blue Watercolor DrawingPossibly an Unused Chapter Heading for "A Christmas Carol"RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. [Three figures floating on air]. [n.d., n.p.], unsigned.Original pen, ink and blue watercolor drawing, unsigned. Image size: 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches: 159 x 95 mm. Matted. (size: 2 x 5 11/16 inches: 51 x 145 mm.). Unsigned, untitled with no place or date but unmistakably by Rackham. Very similar to some of Arthur Rackham's drawings and chapter headings in A Christmas Carol. Depicting three figures looking as if they are floating on air. The figure on the left is a chubby man with long sideburns, a waistcoat and top hat. He is holding in his left hand the hand of someone not in the picture. With arms crossed, he is holding in his right hand onto the middle figure. A man who is also donning a top hat and is smoking a pipe. He in turn has his arms crossed and is holding onto a figure wearing a fur jacket and fur hat with feathers attached. This figure is reaching out as if to grab onto a long ribbon that is floating just ahead of him.Provenance: Charles Sessler, Inc., Philadelphia.

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        Perfumes of Araby. Silhouettes of Al Yemen. London, Martin Secker, [1915].

      1915. Large 8vo. 263, (1) pp. With photoengr. frontispiece. Uncut. Publisher's beige cloth stamped in gilt and white; top edge stained blue. First edition. - Rare account of Yemen by Indian Army Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Fenton Jacob, Political Agent in Aden. - From the library of M(urray) A(lexander) M(ungo) Graham (1924-2008) with his ownership stamp (dated 3 Nov. 1965) on front pastedown. Graham, a Rhodesian-born chemical engineer for BP in Yemen, enjoyed great respect as an amateur historian of the military, naval and postal history of British Aden. - Covers very slightly soiled; corners insignificantly bumped. Minor foxing and brownstaining to first and final pages, endpapers and tissue guard toned. A good copy. The Peter Hopkirk copy, in comparable condition, fetched £805 at Sotheby's 1998 sale. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1301. OCLC 5142318.

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        The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Illustrated in colour and black and white also with maps. In two volumes.

      William Heinemann. 1915 1st edition. - 2 vols.; Tall 8vo; Dark blue cloth with gilt to spine and front.with illustration on front covers in silver. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities and minor marks to boards. Corners a little bumped. Fold out maps clean and intact. Else clean and tight copies. Endpapers slightly darkened and slightly cracked between front endpapers. (Vol.2. hinges are cracked front and rear.) Small mark to edges of frontis and title in vol.2. Some very small faint spots else inside pages very clean and tight; maps and plates clean and bright. Very good 1st edition examples. 349 & 338pp. Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w photo plates (some fold out/ double-pg.). Numerous maps, including 3 folding maps in back pocket (vol.2.) The author led the Australsian expedition to explore Antarctica in 1911. Following an accident, himself and one other man attempted to return to base, having to eat some of their dogs on the way. Eventually Mawson was forced to travel the final 100 miles alone and arrived after the ship had left. He and six others spent another winter exploring and finally arrived home in December 1913. His work helped to more accurately fix Magnetic South. This is the scarce first edition of his account of that expedition.

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        Pensées de Gustave Flaubert.

      Chefs-d'oeuvre de littérature et d'art typographique.Édition tirée à 50 exemplaires numérotés sur JAPON IMPERIAL, celui-ci porte le numéro 26.Paris, Louis Conard 1915 - 103 pages. Très belle reliure à la bradel plein maroquin rouge. Dos lisse. Titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Double filet doré sur les coupes et quintuple filet sur les rabats de maroquin des contreplats. Couverture et dos conservés. Étui cartonné. Très bon état. Format in-12°(20x14).

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        Report on the birds collected by the British Ornithologist's Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea. (The Ibis Jubilee Supplement No. 2, complete)

      London, The British Ornithologist's Union, 1915. 8vo, 356 pp., two folded tinted maps, eight fine chromolithographs by H. Grönvold. Original red pictorial cloth with the famous Ibis logo on front board, gilt titles on spine.l Rare publication in the Ibis as a supplement to the 10th series of which later the enlarged edition was published in the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. This edition, however, contains the descriptions of new species. The fine illustrations are by Henrik Grönvold. The Ibis is the oldest and most beautifully illustrated bird journal ever published. The beautifully hand-coloured bookplate of a Japanese ornithologist pasted in on front. Uncut, partly unopened. Small repair to the title page fore edge. A very good copy.

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        Of Human Bondage.

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1915] - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, second printing, published in the same year as the first printing, with the misprint ("help" for "helped") on p. 257, line 4 corrected. Loren & Frances Rothschild Collection, V, 83; Stott A21a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ampio ed interessante carteggio costituito da diciassette lettere della primogenita di Giuseppe Garibaldi e Francesca Armosino di cui otto autografe firmate, le altre dattiloscritte con firma autografa, di cui una diretta all'Avvocato Giuseppe Leti, le rimanenti ai figli dello stesso. Datate tra il 1915 e il 1955 sono scritte da Ardenza e Caprera. Di particolare interesse la nota scritta al verso di una cart. postale fotografica, che recita: "Sono nata a Caprera il 16 febbraio 1867. Questa istantanea mi &#143; stata fatta qui, nel mio giardino il 22 settembre 1946. Mi dispiace che non si possano vedere i pochissimi fili bianchi che ho fra i capelli che - dato la mia et_ - avrei voluto tutti candidi". Di seguito alcuni tra i passi pi&#157; significati

      - Ampio ed interessante carteggio costituito da diciassette lettere della primogenita di Giuseppe Garibaldi e Francesca Armosino di cui otto autografe firmate, le altre dattiloscritte con firma autografa, di cui una diretta all'Avvocato Giuseppe Leti, le rimanenti ai figli dello stesso. Datate tra il 1915 e il 1955 sono scritte da Ardenza e Caprera. Di particolare interesse la nota scritta al verso di una cart. postale fotografica, che recita: "Sono nata a Caprera il 16 febbraio 1867. Questa istantanea mi &#143; stata fatta qui, nel mio giardino il 22 settembre 1946. Mi dispiace che non si possano vedere i pochissimi fili bianchi che ho fra i capelli che - dato la mia et_ - avrei voluto tutti candidi". Di seguito alcuni tra i passi pi&#157; significativi dell'intero insieme, nel quale si tratta prevalentemente della collaborazione di Clelia ad alcuni scritti in onore dell'Avvocato Leti. "Ho ricevuto tempo fa il bellissimo volume di Suo Padre per il quale tanto, tanto la ringrazio. Era un'opera che ancora non conoscevo.Oggi ho ricevuto le bozze della sua monografia e mi impegno a mandarle quanto prima le bozze a cui Leti tanto tiene. E' una gioia per me poter parlare di Suo padre al quale ero legata da sentimenti di sincera e profonda amicizia. Alla nota biografica che mi riguarda leverei la parte politica, ma sar&#131; pi&#157; precisa in una prossima mia." (Caprera 10/6/1951). Accluse quattro buste affr. con ind. autografi. Unite due lettere datt. con firma autografa su biglietti da visita completi di buste affr. Clelia Garibaldi fu scrittrice italiana che dedic&#131; tutta la vita alla memoria del padre, curando la casa museo di Caprera, accogliendo ospiti e visitatori e scrivendo le sue memorie. 1138kE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Champ de bataille de WATERLOO

      Avant propos de Charles Grandmougin,notice du Lieutenant Colonel ROUSSET.Petit in folio en feuillets couverture illustrée et gravée à l'eau-forte,faux-titre,titre,22 pages,vignettes et culs de lampe gravés à l'eau-forte dans le texte à la suite 2 plans et 18 eaux-fortes sous serpentes.Avec une suite, avant la lettre et signée au crayon, de toutes les aux fortes,sous serpentes,couverture rempliée. Un des rares exemplaires sur vieux japon à la forme avec double suite des gravures. Exemplaire n°11/25 sur vieux japon à la forme.Premier grand papier sur deux. Tirage total (pour ces deux papiers 200exemplaires. Envoi manuscrit au crayon de l'auteur. Nom du dédicataire effacé. Chez Georges Rapilly 1915 très bon état L'ouvrage parut en réalité en mars 1916 : il était prévu pour les commémorations du premier centenaire de la bataille. Les hasards de l'histoire firent que, cette année 1915, la presque totalité du royaume de Belgique était occupée. Il y eut bien des cérémonies sur le site de Waterloo cette année-là, mais elles furent exclusivement prussiennes et autrichiennes, les autres nations qui avaient pris part aux combats de 1815, n'ayant pas pu y participer.

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        Youth

      Privately Printed ( Narodiczky) 1915 - First UK Printing privately published in 1915. One hundred copies were printed by Israel Narodiczky, at a cost of 2 pounds 1 shilling. Rosenberg having raised the funds for printing by selling three of his drawings. The BOOK is in its original paper wrappers and retains its original single staple. It is complete and is in Very Good++ condition.The covers are slightly darkened and have a few small edge chips. The spine is split above the staple. Contents clean. The scarce second volume of Rosenberg's self published poems. The volume includes those poems written in the preceding two years and demonstrated the influence of the Imagists. Rosenberg was deeply upset to discover that only ten copies of the book sold on publication. A flimsy production and a scarce survivor - only the second copy that we have handled to date. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann,, 1915. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in purple morocco, decorative block to spine and front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with 12 colour prints and 18 in black and white. A fine copy. First Rackham edition.

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        LE PANORAMA DE LA GUERRE DE 1914 (7 tomes) avec Suplement LA VICTOIRE

      SOCIETE D'EDITIONS ET DE PUBLICATIONS; JULES TALLANDIER, Paris 1915 - . avec 400 a 500 pp./tome 32x24,5 cm. (GASTOS DE ENVÍO INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia) Récits, comentaires et jugements des faits. Preface par le Colonel Rousset. Nombreuses illustrations en noir dont; nombreuses photos, portraits, scenes de batailles, cartes geograph. et panoramiques et planches hors texte, en camaieu, en heliogravure et en couleurs. . HISTORIA UNIVERSAL SIGLO XX FRANCIA ALEMANIA I GUERRA MUNDIAL 15859 MG-02 La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 594 EUR Holandesa en piel y tela grabada, con dorados, cortes pintados, cintas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        3 patent specification for the Archduchess. Vienna, Budapest, and Berlin, 1915.

      1915. 4to and folio. 13 printed pages and 3 folding plates. Includes a photograph of the patented invention on cardboard with stamped signet of the B. Reiffenstein studio in Vienna. 113 x 150 mm. Patent specifications bound with coloured cords and secured in a limp cloth portfolio bearing the giltstamped crown of the Archdukes. Silk pastedowns. The present patent specifications in German and Hugarian, protected in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the German Reich, describe an "apparatus for the shockless transport of casulaties or persons in general in motor vehicles". - After the death of Crown Prince Rudolf, Marie Therese, née Princess of Bragança, Infanta of Portugal, and wife of the new heir apparent, Archduke Karl Ludwig, assumed a new role as "First Lady" of the Empire. She maintained this role even after her husband's death in 1896 (cf. Hamann, Habsburger, 349). During WWI she worked as a nurse under the name of "sister Michaela". It is not widely known that the Archduchess also practised as an inventor; the relevant biographical literature makes no such mention. - Rare, uncommon document in excellent state of preservation; binding shows a minute defect.

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        The Mellards & their descendants, including the Bibbys of Liverpool, with memoirs of Dinah Maria Mulock & Thomas Mellard Reade / by Aelyn Lyell Reade

      London : Priv. print. for the author at the Arden Press, 1915, Hardcover, 1st edition. SIGNED portrait of the author tipped in. Provenance; bookplate of Charles Hesketh Fleetwood-Hesketh. Limited edition; 1 of only 200 copies. Scattered, marginal foxing. Finely bound in gilt-blocked calf over silk boards. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly dust-toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Uncommon in such positive condition. Physical description; xii p., 1 l., 227, xxii p : front., plates, ports., 4 fold. geneal. table ; 30 cm. Notes; Contains also accounts of the Jenkinson and Bucknall families. "List of scientific communications" of Thomas Mellard Reade: p. 174-180. "Evidences in proof of pedigrees": p. [181]-197. Subjects; Mellard family. Bibby family. Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock 1826-1887. Mulock family. Reade, Thomas Mellard 1832-1909. Reed family. Jenkinson family. Bucknall family. Reade, Thomas Mellard. 227 pages. Inventory No: 231188.

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        Mater Misericordiae. Mutter der Barmherzigkeit. Seltener Original-Holzschnitt von Oswald Adolf Erich um 1915, vom Künstler eigenhändig signiert

      ohne Ortsangabe wohl Potsdam um 1915 - großer Holzschnitt auf schwerem Büttenkarton, bildliche Darstellung ca. 40 x 32 cm, Blattgröße ca. 49 x 38 cm, vom Künstler rechts unten eigenhändig in Blei signiert, auf einem beiliegenden kleinen Karton in Tinte von fremder Hand bezeichnet als "Mater Misericordiae", zum Künstler siehe auch [Vollmer II, 47], im Blattrand außerhalb der bildlichen Darstellung einige kleine Stockflecken, rückseitig Reste von alten Montagespuren, ansonsten sauber und sehr gut erhalten, von größter Seltenheit und für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar, museal - außergewöhnlich eindrucksvoller, vom Künstler eigenhändig signierter, aber undatierter Holzschnitt, der unter dem Eindruck der Greuel des Ersten Weltkrieges um 1915 entstanden sein dürfte, wohl inspiriert von der christlichen Ikonographie, in der Maria - wie auf verschiedenen Altarbildern Italiens und Osteuropas - mit ihren weit geöffneten Armen den Mantel der Barmherzigkeit schützend über den verzagten Gläubigen ausbreitet - großer und/oder schwerer Artikel mit zusätzlichen Kosten für Versand und Versicherung - large and/or oversized item with additional costs for shipping and insurance - please ask us before you order 2100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914.

      First edition. Royal 8vo. 2 vols. pp. xxx, 349 & xiii, 338; photogravure frontispiece to each vol., 273 black & white photographs including some double-page, illustrations to text, 3 large folding maps to rear pocket of vol. II; minor spotting, but generally clean and very good in the original blue cloth, silver vignettes to upper boards, lettered in gilt to upper covers and spines, rather faded to spines, neatly restored to extremities. A presentation copy from the author, inscribed by Mawson on front blank of volume 1 "Colonel F. K. Essel with kind regards from Douglas Mawson 1916".

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        Collection of 13 monochromatic panoramic views of the Tyrolean Alps. Isny/Allgäu, c. 1915.

      1915. Blue-grisaille watercolour and opaque white on paper (c. 269 x 170 to 400 x 210 mm). Mounted on backing carton with tissue guards. Thirteen charming panoramic views showing the Tyrolean Alps and their environs: Ammergau, Tux, Stubai,

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